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Swiss experts to hold a seminar for teachers of the Kyrgyz State Medical Academy and the Osh State University

Published: 23 September 2013 г.
From 23 to 25 September 2013 consultants of the Geneva University will hold a seminar in Bishkek for the teaching staff of the Kyrgyz State Medical Academy and the Medical Faculty of the Osh State University.
More than 40 people will take part in the seminar called “Quality improvement of the higher medical and pharmaceutical education - the project on introduction of main clinical disciplines into education programs according to the State Educational Standard of the 3rd generation”. 

The consultants of the Medical Faculty of the Geneva University, Professor Nu Viet Vu, Doctors Ann Baroffio and Bernard Cherutti are the experts in the sphere of medicine teaching. They will share their experience and knowledge with the seminar participants. During the course the Kyrgyz specialists will learn ways to teach methodology improvement and will get information on implementation of new education programs, etc.  

The seminar is conducted within the project «Medical Education Reforms in Kyrgyzstan», which is implemented by the Public Foundation “Initiatives in Medical Education” with the financial support of the Government of Switzerland.

The project also provides both universities with technical support on reform, development and implementation of the postgraduate medical education program.

Within the frame of the project new education programs for 1st and 2nd year students on all disciplines and specialties have been developed in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Education and Science on curricula introduction. Methodical manuals have been developed and the staff has been trained. 

Today work on curriculum development for 3rd and 4th year students is in process and a concept on postgraduate medical education is being elaborated. 

Contacts: Gulzat Orozalieva, project manager of the Public Foundation “Initiatives in Medical Education” Project Manager, tel.: (0312) 624439, 0553 701066, email:
The Swiss Government provides assistance for the development of the Kyrgyz Republic and supports projects in areas such as health, private sector development, public sector reform, and infrastructure. For more information, please visit